Adanac Molybdenum Corporation

Adanac Molybdenum Corporation

December 21, 2006 15:19 ET

AMEC Awarded Detailed Engineering and Procurement for Ruby Creek

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 21, 2006) - Adanac Molybdenum Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AUA)(PINK SHEETS:ANCGF)(FWB:A9N), is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with AMEC Americas Limited. (AMEC) to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for Adanac's Ruby Creek Molybdenum Project.

Detailed engineering and production of working drawings are estimated to take approximately 13 months to complete. Procurement (down payment on long lead items) for the facility and construction infrastructure will be required early in the New Year.

AMEC is one of Canada's most experienced engineering and construction specialists for remote northern projects. In the past 10 years, AMEC has provided detailed engineering and construction management services for nearly 50 mining and metals projects across North and South America; including the Victor Mine in Ontario, Pogo and Red Dog in Alaska, and Ekati and Snap Lake in the NWT. AMEC employs more than 20,000 people working from a network of offices throughout the UK, US and Canada, as well as regional offices and projects worldwide.

The capital cost of the Ruby Creek Molybdenum Project has been estimated previously at $450 million; and is scheduled to begin construction in mid-2007, with commissioning scheduled for late 2008 and commercial production during 1st quarter 2009.

On Behalf of Management


Michael MacLeod, President and Chief Executive Officer

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